Staff Guidance

When using social media such as internet sites, text message or other forms of digital communication staff must abide to the following policies to protect themselves and their players. Employee whether full time or Part time must not:

 Use text or emails for personal conversations, sending pictures, jokes or other items of a personal nature or engage in any ‘banter’ or comments with or about children at the club.

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Obligations towards the game

A Player Should:

  • Make every effort to develop their own sporting abilities, in terms of skill, technique, tactics and stamina.

  • Give maximum effort and strive for the best possible performance during a game, even if his team is in a position where the desired result has already been achieved.

  • Set a positive example for others, particularly young players and supporters.

  • Avoid all forms of gamesmanship, and time-wasting.

  • Always have regard to the best interests of the game, including where publicly expressing an opinion on the game and any particular aspect of it, including others involved in the game.

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This Code applies to all team / club officials (although some items may not apply to all officials).

Obligations towards the Game

The team official should:

  1. Set a positive example for others, particularly young players and supporters.

  2. Promote and develop his/her own team having regard to the interest of the Players, Supporters and reputation of the national game.

  3. Share knowledge and experience when invited to do so, taking into account the interest of the body that has requested this rather than personal interests.

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Set out below is The FA Coaches Association Code of Conduct (which reflects the standards expressed by the National Coaching Foundation and the National Association of Sports Coaches) which forms the benchmark for all involved in coaching.

  1. Coaches must respect the rights, dignity and worth of each and every person and treat each equally within the context of the sport.

  2. Coaches must place the well-being and safety of each player above all other considerations, including the development of performance.

  3. Coaches must adhere to all guidelines laid down by governing bodies.

  4. Coaches must develop an appropriate working relationship with each player based on mutual trust and respect.

  5. Coaches must not exert undue influence to obtain personal benefit or reward.

  6. Coaches must encourage and guide players to accept responsibility for their own behaviour and performance.

  7. Coaches must ensure that the activities they direct or advocate are appropriate for the age, maturity, experience andability of players.

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A parent’s/carer’s/spectator’s expectations and attitudes have a significant bearing on a child’s attitude towards:

  • Other players

  • Officials

  • Mangers

  • Spectators

This club will ensure that parents/carer’s/spectators within your club are always positive and encouraging towards all of the children - not just their own - and will encourage parents/carer’s/spectators to:

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Sandhurst Town  Football Club acknowledges its responsibility to safeguard the welfare every child and young person, who has been entrusted to its care, and is committed toworking to provide a safe environment for all members. A child or young person is anyone under the age of 18 engaged in

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The aim of this policy is to ensure that everyone is treated fairly and with respect and that Sandhurst Town  Football Club is equally accessible to them all.

Sandhurst Town  Football Club is responsible for setting standards and values to apply throughout the club at every level. Football belongs to and should be enjoyed by, anyone who wants to participate in it.

Our commitment is to confront and eliminate discrimination whether by reason of gender, sexual orientation, marital status, race, nationality, ethnic origin, colour, religion or belief, ability or disability and to encourage equal opportunities.  This policy is fully supported by the Club Officers who are responsible for the implementation of this policy.

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In the event that any member feels that he or she has suffered discrimination in any way or that the Club Policies, Rules or Code of Conduct have been broken they should follow the club complaints procedure.

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